06142021Mon
Last updateFri, 11 Jun 2021 4pm

End-User News

Chemical Activity Barometer Rises in May

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), an economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council, rose 1.2% in May on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis following a 1.0% increase in April. On a year-over-year basis, the barometer rose 18.6% in May (3MMA).

The unadjusted data show a 1.0% increase in May following a 0.9% gain in April. The diffusion index reached 100% in May. The diffusion index marks the number of positive contributors relative to the total number of indicators monitored. The CAB reading for April was revised upward by 0.91 points and the reading for March was revised upward by 0.16 points. The May data are provisional and subject to revision. 

VALVE Magazine Print & Digital

SPR21 CVRFREE SUBSCRIPTION*

• Print magazine
Digital magazine
• VALVE eNews
Read the latest issue

*to qualified valve professionals in the U.S./Canada

Looking for a career in the Valve Industry?

ValveCareers Horiz

To learn more, visit the Valve Careers YouTube channel to watch the videos below or visit ValveCareers.com a special initiative of the Valve Manufacturers Association

  • Latest Post

  • Popular

  • Links

  • Events

New Products